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Faculty: Daniel Harlow

Daniel HarlowDaniel Harlow, Professor, Religion

616-526-6538
dharlow@calvin.edu
Office: Hekman Library 373

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Educational Background

Oral Roberts University, BA (1984)
Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv (1987)
University of Notre Dame, MA (1991)
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, doctoral study (1991-92, Fulbright Fellowship)
University of Notre Dame, PhD (1994), Dissertation: The Greek Apocalypse of Baruch (3 Baruch) in Hellenistic Judaism and Early Christianity (Leiden: Brill, 1996)

Courses

  • Biblical Literature and Theology (121)
  • Synoptic Gospels and Acts (221)
  • Johannine Literature (222)
  • Paul's Letters (223)
  • Revelation and General Letters (224)
  • Intertestamental Judaism (321)
  • C. S. Lewis (Interim DCM)

Research Interests

  • History and literature of Early Judaism
  • The Jewish context and character of the New Testament
  • Early Jewish and Christian apocalypses
  • The Book of Revelation

Professional Associations

Society of Biblical Literature

Recent Publications

"Early Judaism and Early Christianity," in Early Judaism: A Comprehensive Overview, edited by John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012), 391–419.

Early Judaism: A Comprehensive Overview, edited by John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012),

Born of Fornication: The Jewish Charge of Jesus’ Illegitimacy in John, Celsus, and Origen,” in Portraits of Jesus: Studies in Christology, edited by Susan E. Meyers (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012), 335–53.

The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism, edited with John J. Collins (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010)

The Other in Second Temple Judaism, co-editor (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011)

"Idolatry and Alterity: Israel and the Nations in the Apocalypse of Abraham," in The Other in Second Temple Judaism, ed. D. C. Harlow et al. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011)

"After Adam: Reading Genesis in an Age of Evolutionary Science", in Perspectives on Science & Christian Faith, vol. 62, no. 3 (Sept 2010): 179-195.

"Creation according to Genesis: Literary Genre, Cultural Context, Theological Truth,” Christian Scholars Review 37, no. 2 (2008): 163-98.